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Population of South Carolina state

Last official estimated population of South Carolina was 4,896,146 (year 2015)[1]. This was 1.5% of total US population. Area of South Carolina is 32,020.5 mi² (=82932.7 km²), in this year population density was 152.91 p/mi². If population growth rate would be same as in period 2010-2015 (+1.14%/yr), South Carolina population in 2017 would be 5,008,847*.


Historical population

Historical population of South Carolina state for period 1790-2015 [1] , [2] , [3]:

Maps: Population, population density, population changes

Estimated population for 2015[1]. Population density is in p./sq.mi [4]. Changes are for period 2010-2015. Value is %/year. Boundary lines are apx. 2012 [5]. Click on flag to hide it.

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Annual growth rate

[1790-1800] +3.33 %/yr
[1800-1810] +1.85 %/yr
[1810-1820] +1.93 %/yr
[1820-1830] +1.46 %/yr
[1830-1840] +0.23 %/yr
[1840-1850] +1.18 %/yr
[1850-1860] +0.51 %/yr
[1860-1870] +0.03 %/yr
[1870-1880] +3.5 %/yr
[1880-1890] +1.46 %/yr
[1890-1900] +1.53 %/yr
[1900-1910] +1.24 %/yr
[1910-1920] +1.06 %/yr
[1920-1930] +0.32 %/yr
[1930-1940] +0.89 %/yr
[1940-1950] +1.09 %/yr
[1950-1960] +1.19 %/yr
[1960-1970] +0.84 %/yr
[1970-1980] +1.88 %/yr
[1980-1990] +1.11 %/yr
[1990-2000] +1.41 %/yr
[2000-2010] +1.43 %/yr
[2010-2015] +1.14 %/yr

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Sources, notices

*Calculated by population.us from last known population growth rate, not official data.***

[1] State population - 2015, retrieved 02/23/2016

[2] State population 2000-2010, retrieved 02/23/2016

[3] Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 to 1991, PDF, 15 Mb, census.gov, retrieved 02/23/2016

[4] United States Summary: 2010, Population and Housing Unit Counts, 2010 Census of Population and Housing, State areas, PDF 35 Mb, September 2012. pp. V–2, 1 & 41 (Tables 1 & 18). Retrieved February 24, 2016.

[5] South Carolina boundaries, CSV file, retrived 03/18/2016

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